Category: Nonviolence, a style of politics for peace

New book: Advancing Nonviolence and Just Peace in the Church and the World

Pax Christi International and its Catholic Nonviolence Initiative are pleased to announce the publication of Advancing Nonviolence and Just Peace in the Church and the World, the culmination of a three-year global conversation among church leaders, community organizers, activists, social scientists and theologians about how the Catholic Church might return to its Gospel nonviolence roots and transform the world.

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Fratelli Tutti: A Foundation for Advancing Nonviolence in a Violent World

Pax Christi International is grateful for Pope Francis’ new encyclical, “Fratelli Tutti: On Fraternity and Social Friendship.” This timely document grapples with the realities of a polarized, violent and unjust world amid the worldwide crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic and envisions a new way forward to a more just, peaceful, equal, hopeful and nonviolent future.

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An appeal to Pope Francis: The path of nonviolence toward a Laudato Si’ future

The Church is celebrating the fifth anniversary of Laudato Si’: On care for our common home, the powerful and beautifully crafted encyclical which calls us to a new understanding of all of the connections woven into creation. In this time of crisis, it is clear that nonviolence is a crucial pillar in the foundation of the more

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